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kit bag

or kitbag

a small bag or knapsack, as for a soldier.
Origin of kit bag
First recorded in 1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • These he packed carefully in a kit bag, then closed the chest.

    Forbidden Cargoes Roy J. Snell
  • In half a minute's time he was back again, and the kit bag with him.

    The Riddle of the Night Thomas W. Hanshew
  • My kit bag was piled aboard, and I clambered in beside the driver.

    The Killer Stewart Edward White
  • But the trouble seemed to be not everyone of them had a kit bag nor even a pretty good imitation of one.

  • He opened the kit bag and oiled his wheel, putting graphite on the chain and adjusting the bearings.

    Martin Eden Jack London
  • Passed by the doctor, the recruit was fitted out with that wonderful receptacle, the soldier's kit bag.

    New Zealanders at Gallipoli Major Fred Waite
  • A kit bag lay on the floor half full and Aylmer's man was packing it.

    The Pursuit

    Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
  • If there are means of transport, it is as well to carry a Wolseley kit bag to hold one's clothes and boots, etc.

  • I had landed without a kit bag, and the change of uniform I kept in the pack I carried on my back.

    Trenching at Gallipoli John Gallishaw
  • Seebrook seized the Governor's kit bag containing the sixty thousand dollars and carried it out to the car.

    Blacksheep! Blacksheep! Meredith Nicholson

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